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AirTight Networks Reports Growth Driven by New Sales Model, Partnerships
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AirTight Networks today announced its preliminary 2014 results, as well as plans for growth in 2015. There are three key factors in the cloud managed WI-Fi provider’s plan: a shift in the sales model, new executive team additions and key industry partnerships. These factors, as well as the development of an analytics-rich partner application, earned AirTight Networks various industry awards in 2014, including the CRN Tech Innovator award and the NextGen Cloud Computing Award. Let’s begin with AirTight’s sales model shift. Company representatives said that their organization has found succes...
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Old Friend Exclaimer Launches O365 Managed Email Signature Software
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Wow – it’s always great to hear from old friends as the holidays approach. Exclaimer, an SMB ISV, was a deep friend of the family in the mid-2000s with our parent company, SMB Nation. After a river boat ride in 2007 at Jeff Middleton’s IT Pro SBS migration conference, I even crafted a cover story in our SMB PC magazine. Time passed until today when I received this reach out. Long story short – this SMB ISV has deftly pivoted to Office 365 while sticking to the knitting. It’s a win-win. Read on. Here’s a bit of background about Exclaimer, Ltd. It is based in the UK and it was incorporated i...
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Voxox Announces SMS Solutions Expansion
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Voxox today announced its SMS Solutions, an end-to-end wholesale offering, has extended its inbound SMS to delivery to Europe, adding U.K. telephone numbers and continuing to increase its outbound SMS service. "SMS is a critical asset in streamlining communication between businesses and their customers,” said Bryan Hertz, CEO of Voxox. “We’ve seen great interest and growth in our wholesale SMS customer base, ranging from global consumer brands to major security and software companies. The unique combination of our fully redundant, carrier–grade network in the cloud, CLEC operations and awa...
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StorageCraft Plug-in for Virtual Environments Available
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StorageCraft announced availability of the StorageCraft Plug-ins for VMWare and Microsoft System center, free for users of StorageCraft ShadowProtect. The plug-in, used in conjunction with ShadowControl v2.5.1., monitors virtual machine backups and protection and can push-install a ShadowProtect agent to unprotected virtual machines.
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OpenPOWER Expands Membership in 2014
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The OpenPOWER Foundation is celebrating its one-year anniversary today. This organization, which features a not-for-profit community, is dedicated to the development of open source server technology. Over the past year, this organization has seen membership increase from 5 founding companies, to 80 organizations worldwide, including IT companies and universities. OpenPOWER most recently welcomed Avnet and Rackspace to its membership for the year.
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Carbonite Enhances SMB Portfolio with MailStore Acquisition Agreement
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Carbonite, Inc., a cloud and hybrid backup and recovery solutions provider, announced it will acquire MailStore, an email archiving solutions provider for SMBS. The acquisition is expected to close in Q4 2014. "MailStore is a great fit for Carbonite, as both companies are committed to providing SMBs with powerful yet simple data protection solutions," Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali said. "In addition to offering email archiving to businesses worldwide with MailStore's existing solutions, Carbonite will integrate MailStore's robust full-text search and indexing capabilities into our product portf...
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Evolution of Axcient and the Roll Out of Release 6.4
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Axcient recently rolled out the beta of Release 6.4 for its Axcient Business Recovery Cloud. This new release features tech updates that increase failover by 9x and replication rates by 3x. I had the chance to speak with Axcient’s Director of Product Management, Daniel Kuperman, about this latest release, and to catch up with what the company has been doing for the past couple of years. Like many of you, Axcient has taken the past two years to evolve. To be more specific, Axcient worked towards the development of a cloud-based solution for business continuity. The Axcient Business Recovery Cl...
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The “S” Word Explored – Office 365 Webinar
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  Let’s face it. You can’t get away from this conversation. It’s the “S” word: SECURITY and is consistently a leading objection to the use of Office 365. Time to hit this one head-on and call out the elephant in the room. This educational webinar, generously underwritten by Trend Micro, will arm you with the facts concerning security in an Office 365 world. New research will be presented (points to external resources). And you’ll discover threat management approaches along the way. Plus a wee bit of humor to liven things up (Q: What do you do if the Internet goes down? A: Go fishing!) D...
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GET IT Mobile Acquires Kinetic Minds
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GET IT Mobile announced today Richard Kerris, a former Apple and Lucasfilm executive, will join its executive team as the Chief Marketing Officer through GET IT’s  acquisition of Kinetic Minds. "We started working with Kinetic Minds to tap into their marketing and communications expertise, expand our product direction and gain better insights into customer needs from a broader set of markets," GET IT Mobile CEO Christopher Tanner said. "Richard's deep reservoir of knowledge, experience, creativity and industry influence have proven to be invaluable to us as we rapidly grow. We're very ...
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Community Corner: PartnerPoint Rolls out New Look and Feel for Website
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Good day, SMB Nation Community, and a very happy Friday! We received news from our contact at PartnerPoint, the Microsoft Partner Connection portal, that the website has been revamped with a cleaner look and a simpler search engine. Check it out at: http://www.partnerpoint.com/. For those of you who are already members, take a quick moment to update your partner profile or check out the new Partner Resources tab for coupons, events and job listings on the new platform.
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ComLinked Sets New Path for B2B Networking
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  I recently had some time to speak with Richard Caballero, Founder and CEO of ComLinked Corp, about his organization and the methods they use to develop innovative solutions for SMB IT Professionals. I’d like to start with a bit of background on Richard, and finish with our discussion about B2B networking. Richard, who is a 25-year veteran in the IT field and who spent 11 years with Hewlett-Packard in Canada, said that he went to the SMB sector because he saw a great need for SMBs to get the same quality solutions as their enterprise counterparts. To be more specific, Richard, who was ...
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